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Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com> |

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statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu |

Subject |
Re: st: Mkmat doesn't seem to store the observation values correctly? |

Date |
Sun, 21 Oct 2012 11:41:25 +0100 |

I can't say. You'd need an explanation of how r1 8 r2 9 r3 2 r4 1 r5 5 r6 4 r7 7 r8 3 r9 6 relates to what you think you imported given precisely how you imported it (there are several ways to do that). On Sun, Oct 21, 2012 at 11:31 AM, Tim Streibel <Tim.Streibel@gmx.de> wrote: > You're right, when I input the values as you did, it perfectly works. My variable name was correct, could it be a problem that I imported the data from Excel? > Thanks a lot! > > -------- Original-Nachricht -------- >> Datum: Sun, 21 Oct 2012 11:15:49 +0100 >> Von: Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com> >> An: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu >> Betreff: Re: st: Mkmat doesn\'t seem to store the observation values correctly? > >> I don't know why you thought that. I can't reproduce your problem. >> Check your variable names carefully. >> >> . input Ticker >> >> Ticker >> 1. 441235 >> 2. 463 >> 3. 13212 >> 4. 1213 >> 5. 321 >> 6. 212 >> 7. 346 >> 8. 1322 >> 9. 3434 >> 10. end >> >> . l >> >> +--------+ >> | Ticker | >> |--------| >> 1. | 441235 | >> 2. | 463 | >> 3. | 13212 | >> 4. | 1213 | >> 5. | 321 | >> |--------| >> 6. | 212 | >> 7. | 346 | >> 8. | 1322 | >> 9. | 3434 | >> +--------+ >> >> . mkmat Ticker, matrix(X) >> >> . mat li X >> >> X[9,1] >> Ticker >> r1 441235 >> r2 463 >> r3 13212 >> r4 1213 >> r5 321 >> r6 212 >> r7 346 >> r8 1322 >> r9 3434 >> >> >> On Sun, Oct 21, 2012 at 11:05 AM, Tim Streibel <Tim.Streibel@gmx.de> >> wrote: >> > Sorry, I thought it would be clear that the values are just different >> > >> > list Ticker >> > >> > +--------+ >> > | Ticker | >> > |--------| >> > 1. | 441235 | >> > 2. | 463 | >> > 3. | 13212 | >> > 4. | 1213 | >> > 5. | 321 | >> > |--------| >> > 6. | 212 | >> > 7. | 346 | >> > 8. | 1322 | >> > 9. | 3434 | >> > >> > variable type: long >> > >> > Do you need any other information? >> > >> > -------- Original-Nachricht -------- >> >> Datum: Sun, 21 Oct 2012 10:50:22 +0100 >> >> Von: Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com> >> >> An: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu >> >> Betreff: Re: st: Mkmat doesn\'t seem to store the observation values >> correctly? >> > >> >> You don't show us your original variable, so we can't see any grounds >> >> for your claim. >> >> >> >> Nick >> >> >> >> On Sun, Oct 21, 2012 at 9:44 AM, Tim Streibel <Tim.Streibel@gmx.de> >> wrote: >> >> > First of all, I am sure that mkmat stores the values correctly, but I >> >> dont know in which way it stores them. >> >> > >> >> > All I want to do is creating a matrix from a variable of my dataset >> >> (even only 1xT format). However if I use mkmat, matrix list does not >> yield the >> >> original values of my variable (as you can see below). Since I would >> like >> >> to do some calculations with the created matrix, I would like to check >> >> whether the matrix contains the correct values. >> >> > >> >> > >> >> > mkmat Ticker, matrix(X) >> >> > >> >> > . matrix list X >> >> > >> >> > X[9,1] >> >> > Ticker >> >> > r1 8 >> >> > r2 9 >> >> > r3 2 >> >> > r4 1 >> >> > r5 5 >> >> > r6 4 >> >> > r7 7 >> >> > r8 3 >> >> > r9 6 * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/resources/statalist-faq/ * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

**References**:**st: Mkmat doesn't seem to store the observation values correctly?***From:*"Tim Streibel" <Tim.Streibel@gmx.de>

**Re: st: Mkmat doesn't seem to store the observation values correctly?***From:*Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>

**Re: st: Mkmat doesn't seem to store the observation values correctly?***From:*"Tim Streibel" <Tim.Streibel@gmx.de>

**Re: st: Mkmat doesn't seem to store the observation values correctly?***From:*Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>

**Re: st: Mkmat doesn't seem to store the observation values correctly?***From:*"Tim Streibel" <Tim.Streibel@gmx.de>

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